PSL 2021 Schedule: PSL Schedule PDF, Dates, Match Timings, Venues, and Teams
PSL 2021 Schedule. (Photo by Asif HASSAN / AFP) (Photo by ASIF HASSAN/AFP via Getty Images)

In the last few years, Pakistan Super League – PSL has become one of the most-watched tournaments across the globe. The quality of cricket played in the tournament has been quite high and fans from across the world have loved them. The PSL is all set for another thrilling season and as fans, all we can hope is high-quality cricket. 

The opening match of the tournament will be played on February 20 between the defending champions Karachi Kings and Quetta Gladiators. The match will be played at the National Stadium in Karachi, one of the two venues selected for this tournament. The other venue for the tournament is the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore. 

Due to the COVID restrictions, only these two venues have been selected. 20 matches will be played in Karachi while the rest 14 will be played in Lahore. As the tournament will start in Karachi and all the first 20 matches will be played there before the teams shift bases to Lahore to play the business end of the league. 

PSL 2021 final to be played at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore

Eight double-headers will be played in the tournament this time. With Karachi and Quetta playing the opening game on the 20th, the next day will see Lahore Qalandars and Peshawar Zalmi playing the afternoon match. In the evening, Islamabad United and Multan Sultans will go head to head as the two teams play their respective season openers. 

Between February 20 and March 7, the league’s first half will be played in Karachi. The Lahore leg will be played between March 10 and 22. The playoffs will be played between March 18 and 22. When the final is played in Lahore on 22nd, it will be only the second time when the summit clash will be played at the Gaddafi Stadium. The last time when the renowned stadium hosted a PSL final was back during the 2017 edition. 

The only contest which will have a home and away situation will be the two matches between Lahore and Karachi. The first match will be played on 28th February in Karachi while the second clash will be played on March 14 in Lahore. There will be certain energy around these two matches surely as the two teams have had several clashes in domestic cricket before and were also the finalists of the previous season.

Download PSL 2021 Schedule in PDF here:

PSL 2021 Schedule

Match NoDateTime (IST) Team vs TeamVenue
120-Feb19:30Karachi Kings v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
221-Feb14:30Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi
321-Feb19:30Islamabad United v Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi
422-Feb19:30Lahore Qalandars v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
523-Feb19:30Multan Sultans v Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi
624-Feb19:30Islamabad United v Karachi KingsNational Stadium, Karachi
726-Feb15:30Lahore Qalandars Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi
826-Feb20:30Peshawar Zalmi v Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi
927-Feb14:30Karachi Kings v Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi
1027-Feb19:30Islamabad United v Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi
1128-Feb19:30Karachi Kings v Lahore QalandarsNational Stadium, Karachi
121-Mar19:30Islamabad United v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
133-Mar14:30Karachi Kings v Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi
143-Mar19:30Multan Sultans v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
154-Mar19:30Islamabad United v Lahore QalandarsNational Stadium, Karachi
165-Mar19:30Karachi Kings v Multan SultansNational Stadium, Karachi
176-Mar14:30Islamabad United v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
186-Mar19:30Lahore Qalandars v Peshawar ZalmiNational Stadium, Karachi
197-Mar14:30Multan Sultans v Quetta GladiatorsNational Stadium, Karachi
207-Mar19:30Islamabad v United Karachi KingsNational Stadium, Karachi
2110-Mar19:30Karachi Kings v Peshawar ZalmiGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2211-Mar19:00Lahore Qalandars v Quetta GladiatorsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2312-Mar15:30Multan Sultans v Peshawar ZalmiGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2412-Mar20:30Islamabad United v Lahore QalandarsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2513-Mar14:30Karachi Kings v Quetta GladiatorsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2613-Mar19:30Islamabad United v Multan SultansGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2714-Mar14:00Peshawar Zalmi v Quetta GladiatorsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2814-Mar19:30Karachi Kings v Lahore QalandarsGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
2915-Mar19:30Islamabad United v Peshawar ZalmiGaddafi Stadium, Lahore
3016-Mar19:30Lahore Qalandars v Multan SultansGaddafi Stadium, Lahore